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Summary: Awaken the Giant Within Anthony Robbins

    Валентина Рамазановаhas quoted6 years ago
    It is your decisions and not your conditions that determine your destiny. The key is not what you know but what you commit to do.
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    ‘‘When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters - one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.’’
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    ‘‘Imagination is more important than knowledge.’’
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    A person doesn’t drive a car by looking in the rear view mirror, but uses the mirror when necessary
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    ‘‘Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you.’’
    - Henry Ward Beecher
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    ‘‘Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared to believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.’’
    - Bruce Barton
    ‘‘We are what we repeatedly do.’’
    - Aristotle
    ‘‘Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think think you are.’’
    - John Wooden
    3. Rules
    b8235074425has quoted2 months ago
    The key to long-term happiness is to live by your own high ideals, by the strongest possible effect of our positive value system. Many people spend more time worrying about what they want to own, when in reality who they are has a much more powerful influence on how they spend their lives and ultimately what they own. Values are the compass that will guide every person to their ultimate destiny
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    ‘‘Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.’’
    - George Bernard Shaw
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    Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.’’
    - Nathaniel Emmons
    ‘‘We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.’’
    - John
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    We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.’’
    - Donald Curtis
    ‘‘Nothing happens unless first a dream.’’
    - Carl Sandburg
    ‘‘There is nothing like dream to create the future. Utopia today, flesh and blood tomorrow.’’
    b8235074425has quoted2 months ago
    The 10 positive emotions of power are:
    Love and warmth
    Appreciation and gratitude
    Curiousity
    Excitement and passion
    Determination
    Flexibility
    Confidence
    Cheerfulness
    Vitality
    Contribution
    The key task is to find ways to regularly and consistently cultivate the 10 emotions of power
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    Don’t feel like a failure but like a learner.
    Instead of feeling rejected, feel misunderstood.
    Rather than being overwhelmed, feel maximized.
    Don’t feel stupid, feel unresourceful.
    Instead of feeling irritated, feel stimulate.
    Don’t say: I hate, instead say: I prefer
    Rather than being frustrated, be challenged or fascinated.
    Don’t feel humiliated, only surprised or uncomfortable.
    Instead of feeling hurt, allow yourself to be bothered.
    When you’re tempted to say insulted, use misinterpreted.
    Transform feeling fearful into feeling curious.
    Never be lonely, only temporarily on your own
    b8235074425has quoted2 months ago
    By changing your habitual vocabulary, you can actually modify how you think, feel and experience.
    b8235074425has quoted3 months ago
    ‘A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt.’’
    - Mark Twain
    ‘‘Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.’’
    - Aldous Huxley
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    Albert Einstein
    ‘‘Every great and commanding moment in the annals of the world is the triumph of some enthusiasm.’’
    - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    ‘Some men see things as they are, and say, ‘Why?’ I dream of things that never were, and say, ‘Why not?’’’
    - George Bernard Shaw
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    ‘‘Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.’’
    - Aldous Huxley
    b8235074425has quoted3 months ago
    ‘‘The beginning of a habit is like an invisible thread, but every time we repeat the act we strengthen the strand, add it to another filament, until it becomes a great cable and binds us irrevocably, thought and act.’’
    - Orison Swett Marden
    b8235074425has quoted3 months ago
    Therefore, the biggest changes are made internally, regardless of your particular external circumstances
    b8235074425has quoted3 months ago
    ‘‘It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.’’
    - Rene Descartes
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